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Taking the train from Dinant to Amsterdam in 4 hours 6 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Dinant to Amsterdam? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 4 hours 54 minutes to travel the 235 km from Dinant to Amsterdam by train, although you can get there in as little as 4 hours 6 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 44 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either Thalys, NS or SNCB. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Dinant to Amsterdam start from $34.21 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Amsterdam? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Dinant to Amsterdam by train

It takes an average of 4h 54m to travel from Dinant to Amsterdam by train, over a distance of around 146 miles (235 km). There are normally 44 trains per day traveling from Dinant to Amsterdam and tickets for this journey start from $34.22 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

4h 6m


235 miles (146 km)


44 trains per day


2 changes


From $34.22

Train and bus operators

SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus, Thalys, NS

Dinant to Amsterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dinant to Amsterdam for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:38 14:44 4h 6m, 2 changes
10:57 15:32 4h 35m, 4 changes
10:57 15:35 4h 38m, 2 changes
11:57 16:32 4h 35m, 4 changes
11:57 16:35 4h 38m, 2 changes
12:38 16:44 4h 6m, 2 changes
12:57 17:32 4h 35m, 4 changes
12:57 17:35 4h 38m, 2 changes
13:38 17:44 4h 6m, 2 changes
13:57 18:32 4h 35m, 4 changes

SNCB, Thalys and NS trains from Dinant to Amsterdam

You can travel from Dinant to Amsterdam on SNCB, Thalys and NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from Dinant to Amsterdam

The price of train tickets from Dinant to Amsterdam starts at $34.22 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Dinant to Amsterdam by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Dinant to Amsterdam

Want to know more about your journey from Dinant to Amsterdam? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Dinant to Amsterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Dinant and Amsterdam is 4 hours and 54 minutes, with around 44 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Dinant and Amsterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dinant to Amsterdam is 4 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Dinant to Amsterdam cost?

Train tickets from Dinant to Amsterdam can start from as little as $34.22 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Dinant to Amsterdam?

No, there are no direct train services from Dinant to Amsterdam. Travelling from Dinant to Amsterdam by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Dinant to Amsterdam leave?

The first train from Dinant to Amsterdam leaves at 04:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dinant to Amsterdam leave?

The last train from Dinant to Amsterdam leaves at 21:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Dinant and Amsterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Dinant to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 146 miles (235 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam to Dinant.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Dinant to Amsterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/06/2022 for travel on 10/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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